Labor Migration Out of Agriculture in Today’s World

The world is witnessing a massive migration of labor forces from agriculture into nonagricultural activity. The absolute number of agricultural labor forces dropped from 970 million to 870 million between 1991 and 2020 while the agricultural employment share (AES) from 43% to 27% during this period of 30 years. Just around the year 2000, quantity of agricultural labor forces reached its maximum and began to decrease absolutely and AES reached the mark of 40%.